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Asheville (south) – A Matter of Balance

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Date(s) - 02/18/2019 - 04/01/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Deerfield Community


A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

(We will cancel for bad weather based on Buncombe County School closures.)

Description:   A Matter of Balance is a structured group intervention that utilizes a variety of activities to address physical, social and cognitive factors affecting fear of falling and to teach fall prevention strategies. The activities include group discussion, problem-solving, skill building, assertiveness training, videotapes, sharing practical solutions and exercise training. Each of the eight sessions is two hours in length, including a break for light refreshments. Early sessions focus on changing attitudes and self-efficacy before attempting changes in actual behavior. The exercise component, which begins in the third session, takes about 30 minutes of the session to complete.

Dates:   8 sessions (1 x week), Mondays, February 18 through April 1,  2019

Time:   10:00 am to 12:00 pm Noon

To register, please use the online registration form .

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